Of Malala

Does Taliban attack on adolescent Swat girl recast the frame of ongoing


The attack on Pakistani girl Malala Yousefzai by Taliban has outraged theworld. A 14 year old girl who wanted to go to school and become a doctorwas shot by masked gunmen while riding back to her home from her school.  This is a bit of a detail that is now known all over the world. From More

Wounding human dignity

Rape is a soul-degrading crime and must be dealt with all seriousness and severity

B L Saraf

The  misplaced masculine bravado that, shamelessly,  marks the  unending spate of rape incidents in Haryana, has brought to the fore  a need to study the etymology of the word ‘rape'. More so, because of the highly inappropriate responses of the state leaders – cutting across the More

The Future of my Faith

There is no need to feel scared

Dr. Mian Mehboob

As a modestly practicing Muslim I have never feared that my religion shall be facing either the apprehension or the actual danger of extinction and disappearance from the enormous and colorful arena of the faiths and beliefs. Microscopic elements have always remained at work to promote non tolerance More

The other side of alliance

Of coalition politics and the canker of corruption


I know many people will differ with me when I say Omar Abdullah many a time speaks out his heart bluntly. In contemporary politics politicians rarely make straight statements; rather, skewed political posturing is very common among present political class. Few days back Omar Abdullah In his opening More

  • Kashmir

Govt curtails GMC funding

With 10 Crore Liability, College Gets Peanuts For 2012-13


Srinagar, Oct 23: While the Government Medical College Srinagar is stressed with a liability of Rs 10 crores, the J&K Government has allocated a meager amount of Rs 5.62 crores for the premier health More

  • Srinagar City

Shah-e-Hamdan (RA) Urs observed



Srinagar, Oct 23: The annual Urs of Hazat Mir Syed Ali Hamdani (RA) popularly known as Shah-e-Hamdan was observed at Khanqah -e-Moula in Shaher-e-Khaas Tuesday with religious fervor and enthusiasm.  More

  • Jammu

BJP communalizing situation in erstwhile Doda district: Rana

‘People should remain aware of party’s nefarious designs’

Kastigarh, Oct 23: Devender Singh Rana Political Advisor to the Chief Minister on Tuesday accused the BJP of communalizing the situation in the erstwhile Doda district for what he said “petty political More

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